Stamping out ‘conversion therapy’ in Australia

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Victoria has become the first state to ban so-called ‘gay conversion therapy’, which – shockingly – is still legal in most parts of Australia.

We looked into the practice of conversion therapy today, and the way forward to fight this harmful practice, with Joe Ball of LGBTQI advocacy and support group, Switchboard, and Timothy Jones of LaTrobe University.

If you’re affected by any of the issues in this story, you can contact LifeLine’s 24-hour phone service on 13 11 14, or QLife on 1800 184 527.

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